Drachm of Kingdom of Syria with bust of Alexander I Balas
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 283.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.98 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed bust of Alexander I Balas to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Apollo seated on omphalos to left, holds arrow in right hand, bow in left.
Ground line. Monogram in exergue.
Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields.
By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour